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Leela James has had the opportunity to perform with some of the greats including the late James Brown. She talks to us about her experience…

By BridgetEE There’s an old saying ”fashion always repeats itself.” How many of us live by that saying? We won’t throw away those Cross Colour Jeans,…

Some artists make music for the money and the fame, but Jasmine Sanders reminds us of these 10 artists whose music tries to change the world. So…

  For iPhone:   Deanna Brown-Thomas is a radio & TV personality, actress, entrepreneur, humanitarian and daughter of manager r. James brown-the godfather of soul.…

The Tom Joyner Morning Show is in Cincinnati this week, the hometown of the legendary funk guitarist, Bootsy Collins. While the TJMS has been seen…

  The Godfather of Soul gets the big screen treatment with “Get On Up,” which follows James Brown from his humble beginnings to becoming one of the most iconic figures in American music history. Must Watch: What Chadwick Boseman Found In James Brown’s Closet [EXCLUSIVE] Far from having an idyllic Cosby-esque existence, Brown’s childhood years were […]

Singer, songwriter and actor Jill Scott reveals that she had to dig deep to play the role of Brown’s second wife Deidre “Deedee” Jenkins.  We all know that Brown had a bumpy life in the midst of fame.  From arrest to domestic violence Brown experienced more than success at the top of the charts. And […]

A new biopic about James Brown life is on the way!  Expected in thearters August 1st is “Get On Up” starring Chadwick Boseman, David Andrew Nash, Nelsan Ellis and directed by Tate Taylor.  The movie is a chronicle of James Brown’s rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.     […]

James Brown and his backing band, The J.B.’s, were responsible for some of the funkiest tracks to ever hit the airwaves. With an aggressive style…

“Get On Up” starring Chadwick Boseman is the soon to be released movie about the life and times of James Brown. Viola Davis, Jill Scott and Octavia Spencer also star in the film.  It’s due in theatres August 1st.  Take a look at the newly released trailer for the film.    

Tom Joyner Morning Show funnyman  J. Anthony Brown thinks Bruno Mars ripped his Super Bowl XLVII performance straight from James Brown. Do you agree?